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[texts]Keep your head down - Bernstein, Walter

Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns Italy
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[texts]Letters To His Friends Written By "Sincerely, Put," Lt. Colonel Russell L. Putman - Putnam, Russell L. (Lorain)
CONTENTS FOREWORD xiii PHOTO-LOG xv THE LETTERS 1 Egypt, 15 October 1943 49 2 Egypt, 15 December 1943 65 3 Egypt, 12 January 1944 80 Mission to Saudi Arabia— a Broadcast 94 4 Egypt, 29 January 1944 100 5 King's X, Michigan, 30 March 1944 111 6 King's X, Michigan, 1 April 1944 123 7 England, 7 May 1944 136 8 England, 1 June 1944 144 9 Normandy, 19 June 1944 156 10 England, 29 June 1944 168 11 Normandy, 5 August 1944 178 12 England, 26 August 1944 189 13 Paris, 26 September 1944 203 14 Vosges, 1...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War II
Downloads: 19
[texts]They'll Never Quit : an American tribute to the people of Britain - Klemmer, Harvey
CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE 1. Blitzkrieg 1 2. Britain at Bay 9 3. Objectives — Military and Otherwise 21 4. Fighting Back 34 5. "Never Was So Much Owed by So Many To So Few" 48 6. Beating the Night Bomber 64 7. Taking It 74 8. Bomb Disposal 90 9. Gone to Earth 105 10. Digging Them Out 122 11. "To 'ell With 'itler" 135 12. Direct Hit 146 13. Marx Comes to Mayfair 156 14. Commuter 173 15. Country Life 187 16...
Keywords: Great Britain; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain; World War II
Downloads: 11
[texts]Tell It To The Chaplain - Chapman, Robert B.
Contents 1 I Join the Army 9 2 My First Assignment 19 3 Around Camp 28 4 A Chaplain's Day 36 5 Getting Orders 53 6 Going Overseas 62 7 England 70 8 Paris 79 9 Germany 87 10 Paris Again 97 11 Soissons 105 12 Paris Once More 114 13 Home at Last 123 14 Back to the Hospital 136 15 The Battle Ends 145 Digitized by Google books.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Chaplains, Military -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; World War II
Downloads: 62
[texts]They Have Seen The Elephant - Sims, Lynn L.
"They have seen the elephant": Veteran's Remembrances from World War II for the 40th Anniversary of V-E Day. Digitized by the Combined Arms Research Library (CARL) Digital Library, US Army Combined Arms Center. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Veterans; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Veterans -- United States
Downloads: 148
[texts]Yankee Fighter: The Story Of An American In The Free French Foreign Legion, By Lieutenant John F. Hasey, As Told To Joseph F. Dinneen - Hasey, John F.
Illustrations Lieutenant John F. Hasey Frontispiece Four Days after Being Wounded in the Desert 12 One Month after Wound, with First Decoration 12 At the Scottish Hospital, near Jerusalem 12 Lieutenant Hasey Decorated by General Catroux 14 Training near Paris 82 Off to Finland from Paris 82 The Iroquois Ambulance Corps at the Chateau 86 Around the Table with Eddie Wiggins 86 Ambulance Drivers in Finland 98 Camouflaged for Work in Snow 98 Seeing the French Ambassador in Washington 132 Interview w...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945; France. -- Army -- Foreign Legion; World War II
Downloads: 24
[texts]Japan At The Midcentury: Leaves From Life - Axling, William
CONTENTS FOREWORD I I. AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY 1 II. JAPAN STEPS OUT 18 III. A PLACE IN THE SUN 28 IV. HEYDAY FOR LIBERALS 40 V. TROUBLED WATERS 56 VI. AT THE CROSSROADS 69 VII. MANIFEST DESTINY 77 VIII. THE ZERO HOUR 87 IX. FETTERED FEET 102 X. IN A CONCENTRATION CAMP 118 XI. LEAVES FROM LIFE 135 XII. INTERPRETATIVE SIDE LIGHTS 150 XIII. DEMOCRACY AT THE RICE ROOTS 168 XIV. A STRATEGIC BRIDGEHEAD 182 XV...
Keywords: Japan -- History; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1949-1945 -- Japan; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War II
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[texts]Report On The War: Observations By Five Members Of The United States Senate On A 45, 000 Mile Trip To The War Areas - Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991
REPORT ON THE WAR From the Senate Committee on Naval Affairs: Senator Richard B. Russell of Georgia (Democrat) From the Senate Committee on Military Affairs: Senator Albert B. Chandler of Kentucky (Democrat) Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., of Massachusetts (Republican) From the Special Senate Committee to Investigate the National Defense Program (Truman Committee): Senator James M. Mead of New York (Democrat) Senator Ralph O...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; United States -- Politics And Government -- 1933-1945 -- Sources
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[texts]We're In This With Russia - Carroll, Wallace, 1906-2002
CONTENTS Part One THE APPROACH I. THE ASSIGNMENT II. ARCTIC CONVOY III. AMERICA, RUSSIA, AND THE R.A.F. IV. WAS IT A DOUBLE-CROSS? v. Russia's burma road Part Two UNDER THE RED BANNER VI. RUSSIANS AND RATIONS vn.EXILES IN UTOPIA vra. RED PROPAGANDA DC. TIMOSHENKO'S MEN X. YARTSEVO FRONT XI. PEASANTS AND PARTISANS xn. stalin's watchdogs xni. CAVIAR TO THE GENERALS XIV. THE GODLESS GRANT AN ARMISTICE XV...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union; Soviet Union; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American
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[texts]Men And Power - Taylor, Henry J. (Henry Junior), 1902-1984
Contents 1. Looking for Boatman Hitler's Body i 2. The Mass Man 17 3. Finlant 25 4. Hitler's Pompeii 36 5. The Lid Blows Off 42 6. The Puzzle 55 7. Salazar and Franco Are Not Twins 61 8. Dope, Dollars, and Blood 75 9. De Gaulle, a Beaufighter, and the Arab 91 10. Around the World 107 11. Good Place to Sing— Poor Place to Work 120 12. Pope Pius XII 130 13. "Big Ottos Without Indians" 139 14. France's Chance 145 15...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Europe -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945
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[texts]Where The People Sing: Green Land Of The Maoris - Zimmerman, John L.
WHERE THE PEOPLE SING Green Land of the Maoris This book introduces you to a happy people in a happy and beautiful South Pacific land. Reading it is like stumbling from a confused world into a Utopia that happens to be real. When Captain John Lee Zimmerman of the United States Marines acquired malaria in Guadalcanal and was invalided to New Zealand, he began to encounter the laughing, dignified, brown-skinned Maoris...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; New Zealand -- Description And Travel; World War II; Maori (New Zealand People); World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American
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[texts]Arrest And Exile: The True Story Of An American Woman In Poland And Siberia, 1940-1941 - Mowrer, Lilian Thomson
CONTENTS 1. ARREST 3 2. the journey 32 3. prison camp 63 4. camp personalities 91 5. exiles' fate 115 6. memories 145 7. WINTER 170 8. THE ARRIVAL 193 9. RELEASE 219 10. THE JOURNEY BACK 243 Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Kochanska, Olga; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Soviet
Downloads: 24
[texts]One Man Air Force - Gentile, Don S.
WWII ace fighter pilot Don Gentile's short autobiography, as told to Ira Wolfert. Book digitized by Google books.
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; WWI; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
Downloads: 229
[texts]Victory Through Africa - Dashiell, Samuel
Contents 1. The American Invasion of Africa 9 2. Voyage to Algiers 22 3. Arrival 36 4. Interview with Weygand 46 5. From the Cannebiere to the Kasbah 55 6. The Hotel Aletti 68 7. The "Gentlemen" of Vichy 79 8. Vichy Was Not France 95 9. The Real French Press 108 10. The Plot Thickens 126 11. The Arabs 144 12. The War Among Frenchmen 160 13. The Censor Decides My Role 168 14. The Delectable Realm of Secret Agents 182 15...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American
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[texts]Can Do! The Story of the Seabees - Huie, William Bradford, 1910-1986
Introduction 9 Cliapter I. HISTORY'S GREATEST CONSTRUCTION WAR 23 Chapter II. MEN AND MUD AT MUNDA 27 Chapter III. CAN DO AT GUADALCANAL 39 Chapter IV. THE "OTHER STORY" OF WAKE ISLAND 61 Chapter V. THE SEABEES ARE BORN 81 Chapter VI. BETWEEN PEARL HARBOR AND GUADALCANAL 89 Chapter VII. THE MAGIC BOX OF THE SEABEES 109 Chapter VIII. SEABEES AT SALERNO AND IN SICILY 123 Chapter IX. WE BUILD TWO ATLANTIC ROADS 145 Chapter X...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Navy -- Seabees; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering And Construction
Downloads: 306
[texts]The Captain Wears A Cross - Maguire, William A. (William Augustus), 1890-
"This is a book about the men of our Navy written by a man who must know as many of them, and know them as well, as anyone who ever wore the Navy's blue. Chaplain Maguire has, as much as any man I have ever known, a talent which is rare — the talent of knowing other men, not superficially or carelessly, or through a veil of personal preconception, but as they are. To the varied, exacting tasks of his profession, he brings deep sympathy for other men and wide tolerance of their human foibles...
Keywords: WWII; Maguire, William A. (William Augustus), 1890-; World War, 1939-1945; Military Chaplains -- Biography; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Chaplains, Military -- United States; World War II
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[texts]American Sahib - Muehl, John Frederick
Foreword IF I were to write a book about India . . . what would I say? Would I discuss the politics and economics of the country? Would I choose and display one of the dozen arbitrary sets of figures and statistics which purport to dis- close the condition of the people? Or would I write a novel, abstracting all of those intangible human factors which can be derived from every social equation? Well, really, I haven't much the heart to do either, for in the first place, they've been done before a...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; British -- India; CBI; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; India -- Description and travel; World War II
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[texts]The Capture Of Attu, As Told By The Men Who Fought There, Prepared By The War Department - United States. War Department
The Capture Of Attu, As Told By The Men Who Fought There, Prepared By The War Department"This book attempts to put the reader on the battlefield with the ground soldier. Men who fought on Attu, officers and enlisted men, told their stories to Lieutenant Robert J. Mitchell of the 32d Infantry, one of the regiments engaged. Lieutenant Mitchell was wounded during the latter stage of the battle and while convalescing wrote the accounts which are now published as Part Two of the book...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; Attu, Battle Of, Alaska, 1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 256
[texts]Ernie Pyle In England - Pyle, Ernie, 1900-1945
CONTENTS PAGE FOREWORD I ON MY WAY 1. Qualms i 2. Crossing i 3. Way Station 5 II ALL QUIET 1. Peace to War— Seven Hours 11 2. "He Hasn't Come Yet, Sir." 16 3. First Impressions 24 III MOST HATEFUL, MOST BEAUTIFUL 1. Ringed and Stabbed with Fire 30 2. Night Stroll, Illuminated 33 3. The Landmarks 36 4. Roughing It 42 5. Whooo-issshhh! 45 6. Sounds and Sights . 48 7. Blindfolded in Sahara 53 IV THE HEROES ARE ALL THE PEOPLE 1...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain; Pyle, Ernie, 1900-1945; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
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[texts]Until They Eat Stones - Brines, Russell, 1911-1982
CONTENTS Foreword THE PHILIPPINES Chapter One— Manila Falls 17 Chapter Two— Rule by Torture 33 Chapter Three— Hostage Army 48 Chapter Four— Spoils of Conquest 57 Chapter Five— Phony Freedom 71 Chapter Six—Mental Chains 87 Chapter Seven— The Unconquered 103 Chapter Eight— Prisontrs of War 116 Chapter Nine— 'Three or Four Days" 129 Chapter Ten— Interned But Not Interred 156 THE SOUTHERN EMPIRE Chapter Eleven— Indo-China Drama 177 Chapter Twelve— The Western Bulwark 187 Chap...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines); World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Japanese; Santo Tomas; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American
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[texts]Crosses In The Wind - Shomon, Joseph James, 1914-2003
CONTENTS PREFACE IX FOREWORD XIII I. THE 611th QUARTERMASTER GRAVES REGISTRATION COMPANY 1 II. FREEDOM FOR FRANCE 24 III. FATHER PIERRE HEYNEN 52 IV. THE BIRTH OF MARGRATEN CEMETERY 61 V. A BITTER WINTER 72 VI. BASTOGNE TO BERLIN 89 VII. MEMORIAL SERVICES 118 VIII. PEACE BE TO THEM 142 APPENDIX 160-191 Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Soldiers' bodies, Disposition of; World War II; Cemeteries; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; United States. -- Army -- Quartermaster Graves Registration Company, 611th -- History
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[texts]They Sent Me To Iceland - Goodell, Jane
CONTENTS 1 2 STARTS AND FITS Page 3 3 DIGGING IN Page 28 "hut-nutty" or "saga-gaga"? Page 55 4 COUNTRY OF FROST AND FIRE Page 85 5 MEMBERS OF THE "FRl" Page 107 6 SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS Page 134 7 GOING HOME THE FIRST Page 160 8 PROGRESS Page 184 9 WHITE CHRISTMAS Page 204 10 HAPPY NEW YEAR Page 229 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS THE AUTHOR Frontispiece ICELANDIC SPRINGTIME 8 "an-gels of mer-cy are we" 24 THE HOT STOVE LEAGUE 24 TEMPORARY CENTER 40 THE GENERAL 56 SWEET AND HOT AT THE HOGPEN 72 OUTPOST 88 ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Iceland; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; American Red Cross; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States
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[audio]The Rescue Of John Barctek, Eddie Rickenbacker, And Others, 11-1942 - War Department. The Adjutant General's Office
"This is a sound recording of Corporal John F. Barctek as he related the rescue of himself, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, and other crew members of a Flying Fortress, after they had drifted for 22 days on a raft in the Pacific Ocean."National Archives Identifier:     2205869
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; OTR; World War II; Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc -- Personal narratives; Old Time Radio; Barctek, John F; Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
Downloads: 198
[texts]Operations Of The 101st Airborne Division In The Airborne Invasion Of The Netherlands 17 September-27 September 1944 (Rhineland Campaign): Personal Participation, Battalion Executive Of An Airborne AA/AT Battalion - Kemm, Robert R.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Index Bibliography Introduction Division Plan Terrain Regimental Missions Operations of the division Analysis and Criticism Lessons Map A - Allied Positions - September 1944 Map B - Division Landings and Dispositions - D-Day Map C - Operations - D-1 to D-10 Digitized by http://www.infantry.army.mil
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 101st; World War, 1939-1945; Operation Market Garden; Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944; World War II
Downloads: 117
[texts]Father Meany & The Fighting 69th - Jenkins, Burris, 1869-1945
CONTENTS I The Night Before Page ii II The Attack Page 20 III The Medal Page 29 IV The Boy Page 42 V The Last Mile Page 53 Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- Infantry, 165th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Meany, Stephen J; Chaplains, Military -- United States; World War II; Military Chaplains -- Biography
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[texts]A Surgeon In Wartime China - Powell, Lyle Stephenson, 1893-
TO MY WIFE GERALDINE WITHOUT WHOSE ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE THIS BOOK WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE Contents PAGEI. East to Cathay 1II. The Early American War Effort in China 20III. The Forty-sixth Army 47IV. The Kweilin Phase 66V. Hengyang 87VI. Black Defeat 109VII. Kunming and Back to Kweiyang 132VIII. The Border Forces 152IX. The Central Command187X. An End Run 214Index 231IllustrationsFACING PAGEWashing Clothes in the River at Kweiyang 150Marshal Tang En-Po ? the Author, and Others 150Chinese Nu...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical Care -- United States; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; CBI; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- China
Downloads: 74
[texts]So Sorry, No Peace - Gunnison, Royal Arch
Contents Foreword Part One: Before Pearl Harbor Part Two: Manila: December 1941 Part Three: Manila: January 1942 Part Four: Internment at Santo Tomas Part Five: Out of Manila: into Shanghai Part Six: Internment in Chapei Part Seven: Going Home Part Eight: After This, What? Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines); World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Santo Tomas; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Japanese; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines
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[texts]Notes on Jungle Warfare from the U.S. Marines and U.S. Infantry on Guadalcanal Island - United States. War Department
"The attached lessons learned in the tactics of jungle warfare were obtained from the United States Marines and Infantry on Guadalcanal and are a result of interviews which are attached in the document. There is an attachment to this document (a training bulletin) titled "Close-up of Guadalcanal, October-November 1942: verbatim statements of participants" written February 1, 1943. Sections include leadership and use of staff, control, characteristics of this individual soldier, American tactics ...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Division, 1st -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Army; Combat Lessons; US Army; World War II
Downloads: 276
[texts]We Are The Wounded - Wheeler, Keith
To THE U. S. MARINES Who create and endure hell on earth And to THE NAVY HOSPITAL CORPSMEN Who are Samaritans there CONTENTS I WE ARE THE WOUNDED 11 II FEAR 16 III THAT WAS IT 21 IV SAMARITANS IN HELL 28 V CORPSMEN 36 VI SOME WERE LUCKY - SOME WERE NOT 38 VII RESURRECTION 43 VIII HOYLE FOR THE WOUNDED 50 IX FIGHTER WRITER 53 X HOSPITAL SHIP 60 XI GSW JAW 69 XII QUONSET HAVEN 77 XIII AIR EVAC 86 XIV FLYING AMBULANCE 89 XV HAWAIIAN PARADISE 97 XVI FLIT GUN SWEEPSTAKES 105 XVII FRAGMENTS OF HEROES ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Iwo Jima, Battle Of, Japan, 1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical Care -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan; United States. Navy
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[audio]1945 WTIC The War Goes On - WA4CZD
June 1945 radio interview with torpedoman Alfred E. Amos of Hartford CT & gunner's captain Stanley J. Olander of Manchester CT - survivors of the USS Franklin (CV-13).
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Old Time Radio; OTR; The War Goes On; WTIC; USS Franklin; 1945; World War II; WWII; USS Franklin (CV-13)
Downloads: 1,094
[texts]The Drainpipe Diary - Cates, Tressa R.
The Drainpipe Diary by Tressa R. Cates. Life in the Santo Tomas POW camp in the Philippines as a prisoner of the Japanese. It was republished later as Infamous Santo Tomás. Digitized by Google Books. Foreword "Today from our home in the Santa Barbara foothills, my eyes take in a scene of wondrous serenity. The velvet green of carefully tended lawns, complemented by low and rambling pastel-colored houses...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines); World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Santo Tomas; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese
Downloads: 193
[texts]Tally Ho! Yankee In A Spitfire - Donahue, Arthur Gerald, 1913-1942
"An account of the author's experiences in the R. A. F. during 1940-41." Book review in Google News Archive.Digitized by Google Books.
Keywords: WWII; Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force
Downloads: 242
[texts]The U.S. Army Air Forces In World War II: Reflections And Remembrances: Veterans Of The United States Army Air Forces Reminisce About World War II - Y'Blood, William T.
Table of Contents Foreword iii U.S. Senate Proclamation vii Remarks at Pentagon Center Court Dr. Sheila E. Widnall, USAF Secretary ix Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman, USAF Chief of Staff xi Lt. Col. Donald S. Lopez, USAF, retired xiii Reflections on the Air War in Europe Overview Dr. Richard G. Davis 1 Introductions Gen. Bryce Poe, II 10 Panelists Gen. Jacob E. Smart, USAF, retired 13 Maj. Gen. Lewis E. Lyle, USAF, retired 16 Lt...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
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[texts]The Pacific Is My Beat - Wheeler, Keith
FOREWORD 7 CONVOY 17 F. S. No. 3 31 HAIRCUT FOR BATTLE 33 PANDORA'S BANDBOX 41 RECESSIONAL . 57 HOME FROM THE SEA 65 WAKE AT WAKE 71 MARCUS 87 THE FLYING TRAPEZE 93 NOT IN COMMUNIQUES 101 ROAD TO TOKYO - OR SEATTLE . . 107 CARRIERS OFF DUTCH HARBOR . . 113 THE ZOOMIES 125 INTO THE SOUP 137 BATTLING SPITKIT 145 XVII. WILLIWAW 153 XVIII. CRASH 161 XIX. UMNAK MUD IS DEEP 167 XX.ONE-WAY TICKET 175 XXI...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean; World War II
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[texts]Escape In Italy: The Narrative Of Lieutenant William L. Newnan, United States Rangers - Newnan, William Loring, 1917-
FOREWORD "THIS IS A BOOK for which there never was an original manuscript. It was recorded in my study as the narrator, without pause or interruption, in simple staccato recitative, told it to his father and mother, a few intimate friends, and me, a day or two after he first returned. The transcript from this recording has been subject to little editing other than that deemed appropriate by the War Department, with the result you are about to enjoy...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Newnan, William Loring, 1917-; World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy
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[texts]Joe Foss, Flying Marine: The Story Of His Flying Circus, As Told To Walter Simmons - Foss, Joe
Producing Books in Wartime This book has been produced in conformity with war-time economy standards. The amount of reading matter has in no way been curtailed— when necessary more words per page are used. Thinner books and smaller books will save paper, cloth, metals, transportation and storage space and will conserve manpower. The publishers will do their utmost in meeting the objectives of the War Production Board towards the successful prosecution of the war...
Keywords: WWII; Joe Foss; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Aviation; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands
Downloads: 79
[texts]Serenade To The Big Bird - Stiles, Bert, 1920-1944
The author's experiences in the 401st Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, in a B-17 bomber.CONTENTS 1. FIRST CREW 13 2. TO BEGIN WITH 16 3. FIRST MISSION 18 4. CO-PILOTS' HOUSE 34 A Doll Named August 5. AIR MEDAL • Munich • Brunswick • Metz • Avord • Abortion 47 6. GROUNDED • London • Commando 66 A Doll Named August 7. MAC • Ceremony • Oak Leaf Cluster • Kiel and Paree • Big B 77 A Doll Named August 8...
Keywords: WWII; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 94th
Downloads: 665
[texts]The Brereton Diaries: The War In The Air In The Pacific, Middle East, And Europe, 3 October 1941 - 8 May 1945 - Brereton, Lewis H. (Lewis Hyde), 1890-1967
The Brereton Diaries: The War In The Air In The Pacific, Middle East, And Europe, 3 October 1941 - 8 May 1945 By Lewis H. Brereton, Lieutenant General, USA CONTENTS PART I PHILIPPINES: Far East Air Force PART II JAVA-AUSTRALIA: Abdacom PART III CHINA-BURMA-INDIA: Tenth Air Force 105 PART IV MIDDLE EAST and MEDITERRANEAN Middle East Air Force (Later, Ninth Air Force) 135 PART V ENGLAND: Ninth Air Force 213 PART VI ENGLAND: First Allied Airborne Army 329 Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Brereton, Lewis H. (Lewis Hyde), 1890-1967 -- Diaries; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War II
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[texts]Attack Transport: The Story Of The U.S.S. Doyen - Marsden, Lawrence Albert
Contents A Fighting Ship is Born i The Adolescent 9 Invasion in Dress Blues 15 Pollywog versus Shellback 41 Those New Zealand Women 53 Tarawa 60 Pigeon Mates 72 Time Out 78 Saipan 90 Akimoto and Shiba 103 Change of Plans 111 Leyte 117 The Goat and Cabbage Circuit 124 Christmas — 1944 Style 137 Up the Slot 146 Stopover at Guam 157 Iwo Jima: The Goal 163 Iwo Jima: The Price 174 A Letter Home 181 Under Way Again 197 Illustrations Between pages 22 and 39 Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; USS Doyen (APA-1); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; USS Doyen; World War II
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[texts]Notes Taken By Our Repatriated Sisters, Sister Mary Joanne And Sister Jerome Marie, Arriving Home From War Torn China On The Gripsholm December 1, 1943 - Mary Joanne, Sister
"On November 25, 1941, the American gunboat went down river. For the first time it made no stop and blew no whistles. We knew something was wrong. All communications were cut off and we were left in the dark. It was December 8, 1941, the feast of the Immaculate Conception, when great events took place. This being one of the very special feasts of China, Christians came to attend Mass from afar off in spite of the drizzling rain...
Keywords: SS Gripsholm; Catholic Church -- Missions -- China; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Japanese; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- China; Sisters of Saint Francis (Oldenburg, Ind.); World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
Downloads: 82
[texts]Women Were Not Expected - Peto, Marjorie, 1904-
"INTRODUCTION: To the nurses who served with me in the European Theater of Operations during World War II, this volume is reminiscently and affectionately dedicated. Presbyterian Hospital, of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City, inaugurated a Unit which formed the nucleus of an organization which became the 2nd General Hospital, U.S. Army. A formal and complete record of its military and professional activities, from activation on January 31, 1942, to demobilization on Octobe...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; United States. -- Army -- General Hospital, 2nd; World War, 1939-1945; Military Nursing; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- United States
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[texts]Air Base - Guyton, Boone T.
Contents Acknowledgment vii Chapter I 3 Chapter II 12 Chapter III 27 Chapter IV 46 Chapter V 65 Chapter VI 83 Chapter VII 101 Chapter VIII 119 Chapter IX 136 Chapter X 158 Chapter XI 189 Chapter XII 223 Chapter XIII 257 Index 285 Note for the Second Printing, Dec. 17, 1941 Now that the war has come to the Western Hemisphere, the Navy is in the thick of battle, and already it has been proved that capital ships can and will be sunk by aircraft...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Test Pilots; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. -- Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation
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[texts]General Kenney Reports: A Personal History Of The Pacific War - Kenney, George C. (George Churchill), 1889-1977
CONTENTS PAGE Introduction xi I. Assignment to the Pacific July, 1942 3 II. With MacArthur in Australia August, 1942 25 III. New Guinea August-September, 1942 59 IV. The Buna Campaign: I September-October, 1942 97 V. The Buna Campaign: II November-December, 1942 135 VI. "Our Losses Were Light" January -February , 1943 181 VII. The Battle of the Bismarck Sea March, 1943 197 VIII. First Trip to Washington March, 1943 209 IX...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Kenney, George C. (George Churchill), 1889-1977; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 5th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American
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[texts]They Call It Pacific: An Eye-witness Story Of Our War Against Japan From Bataan To The Solomons - Lee, Clark
Clark Lee was a correspondent for AP during WWII. Review of the book in 1943 at Google Books: The Story Of The Hell In The Pacific By A Man Who Courted Death To Get It Digitized by Google Books.
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Bataan (Province); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines
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[texts]Shots Fired In Anger - George, John B., 1915-
Shots Fired in Anger: A Rifleman's Eye View of the Activities on the Island of Guadalcanal, in the Solomons, During the Elimination of the Japanese Forces there by the American Army under General Patch Whose Troops Included the 132nd Infantry of the Illinois National Guard, a Combat Unit of the American Division in which Organization the Author Served while Encountering the Experiences Described Herein...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Regiment, 132nd -- History; Firearms; George, John B., 1915-; World War, 1939-1945; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) -- History; Soldiers -- United States -- Biography; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. -- Army -- Infantry -- Biography; Japan. -- Armed Forces -- Firearms; Marksmanship
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[texts]Bataan Uncensored - Miller, Ernest Brumaghim
Contents CHAPTER PAGE 1 Why? 1 2 Prewar Mobilization of Citizen Soldiers 10 3 The Team Is Kicked Apart 19 4 Secret Orders 26 5 Operation "Movement" 34 6 The Battle of Supply 42 7 There Will Be No War With Japan 52 8 War Comes 52 9 The Rice Storage at Cabanatuan 73 10 Invasion 82 11 The Agno River Rat Trap 91 12 Confusion 101 13 Empty Trucks— and Death 111 14 The Road to Bataan 122 15 Behind the "Gates" I33 16 The Abucay-Hacienda Line 144 17 Between Outpost and Japs 152 18 The Battle of January...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Japanese; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; United States. -- Army -- Tank Battalion, 194th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Bataan (Province); World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities
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[texts]Report On England, November 1940 - Ingersoll, Ralph, 1900-1985
TOTAL WAR, TOTAL DEFENSE, TOTAL CRISIS ix I. HITLER HAD LONDON ONCE 3 II. I MEET THE WAR 14 III. ALARM 28 IV. GAY BY DAY, GRIM BY NIGHT 36 V. REQUIEM FOR A LOST SOCIETY 54 VI. DEATH IN THE DARK 67 VII. THE PLUMBER IS A LITTLE MAN 83 VIII. FIRES, FEAR, AND FREUD 104 IX. WINSTON CHURCHILL, ERNEST BEVIN, AND CLAUDE COCKBURN 121 X. CAN OUR PLANES FIGHT? 138 XI. TAIL-ASS-CHARLIE 158 XII. TECHNIQUE OF MURDER 171 XIII...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Great Britain; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, British; Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Britain, Battle Of, Great Britain, 1940; London (England) -- History -- Bombardment, 1940-1941; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain
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[texts]Log Of The Old Sarge - Serumgard, Arthur Kirker
"All books have some sort of a Preface. The Old Sarge leaves it to all gentle readers to be kind. He does not pretend to be a writer; however, has set down for your enjoyment and contemplation those things that came to his mind during the days of the late unpleasantness. The pages were written in camp, on the train, on aircraft and on ship, from Helena, Montana, to Utah, California, to Miami, thence to South America, Africa, India and then back home...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; CBI; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Transport Command; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Transport Command -- India China Wing
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[texts]To Wake Island And Beyond: Reminiscences - Kessler, Woodrow M.
To Wake Island And Beyond: Reminiscences "This interesting memoir of Brigadier General Woodrow M Kessler's service during World War II was sent to me in February of this year. Almost immediately, it was the consensus of opinion of the historians who read it that we should publish it as an occasional paper. As an added bonus to later readers, we all agreed that it should be published in its original former General Kessler's calligraphy is so legible and unusual in these days that it was apparent ...
Keywords: Calligraphy; United States. Marine Corps; US Marines; USMC; Kessler, Woodrow M; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese; Wake Island, Battle of, Wake Island, 1941 -- Personal narratives, American; Wake Island, Battle of, Wake Island, 1941; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
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[audio]Vox Pop - WA4CZD
NPR has said that Vox Pop was the first "Quiz Show" but that was sort of peripheral to the show, which was produced in a different location each week. It billed itself as the "premier audience participation show" and now these short interviews provide a keyhole glimpse into the era in which it was created. You can read more about Vox Pop here: http://www.npr.org/programs/morning/features/patc/quizshow/index.htmlhttp://www.digitaldeliftp.com/DigitalDeliToo/dd2jb-Vox-Pop.html also see the punny WB...
Keywords: 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1948; Vox Pop; World War, 1939-1945; Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994; Old Time Radio; Buster Crabbe; OTR; World War II; WWII; USAHS Wisteria; AFRS; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; GI Jill; USS Illinois (BB-7); World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; Warren Hull; Ed Sullivan; Parks Johnson
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